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    Dear teacher

    Which one of these prepositions do you think it's best? I searched the Corpus of English and found entries for all of them, and I couldn't tell the difference. I think 'on' sounds much better though.

    Temperature had a negative effect for the liquid and solid fractions and positive for the gas phase.

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    Hi:

    As so often with your stuff, this is scientific or technical writing. On may be okay in place of for, but we need more context to judge.

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    Default Re: Negative effect on/in/for

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    Hi:

    As so often with your stuff, this is scientific or technical writing. On may be okay in place of for, but we need more context to judge.
    Some are technical, some aren't. This is a reply I'm writing for friends abroad. We've been researching on the field of renewable fuels.

    'On' it is then.

    Thank you for your time and effort.

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    Impetuous as always

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    Yes. "On" works for me also.
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    I have always had a hard time with prepositions in both languages I use (can not say 'know') here.

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